the Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA), Magomed Ismailov appealed to the heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko. Post available in Instagram account of the fighter.
Ismailov expressed his respect for the defeated opponent and wished Tom a speedy recovery. “Defeat is not the end. This is only the beginning!” — he stressed.
25 Jul Emelianenko commented on the defeat by knockout. He expressed the opinion that his opponents did not want to fight and chose to fight. Also at heavyweight had claims to refereeing: according to Emelianenko, the referee had to actively intervene and lift fighters in the rack.
the Fight took place on July 24 in Sochi during the tournament ACA 107. Ismailov, who was considered the underdog, dominated the entire fight. The referee stopped the rebound under him Emelianenko in the third round, prodigalities defeat heavyweight knockout.
a weight Advantage from Emelianenko before the fight was 22 pounds. The duel was to be held in the spring, however it was postponed due to the pandemic coronavirus.